2018 Workshops

Workshop Descriptions for 6th – 9th  Grade Girls

#1 – Let’s Quick Math! Add-it-UP! Add-it-UP! Break-it down! Break it down! Show Your Work!

#2 – Weave the Rainbow! The Rainbow Bracelet Experiment: Girls will learn the art of integrating hair coloring with bracelet weaving.

#3 – From Middle School to Medical School! It’s never too late to determine where your interest lies, using stethoscopes.

#4 – Watch Out!!! It’s Drone Zone!!! – You’ve heard the acronym SUV and know it well.  Now, let’s add the term UAV to your knowledge bank.  UAV is an unmanned aerial vehicle that comes in all shapes, sizes, and functionalities are used in a variety of professions.  In this hands-on session, students will learn the basics of drones and how they are used.

#5 – Girl Code – Let It Code!  Let It Code!  Let It Code!  Don’t be frozen, computer programming can fix it.

#6 – Don’t be Grounded! Come Fly with Us! – Fly without leaving the ground by taking the controls in a simulator and learn about lots of careers in aviation!

#7 – Digital Audio: The Art and Science of Sound Recording – In this session, participants will be introduced to instrument frequencies, microphones, and the process of recording  music in a professional studio.

#8 – Girl Force!  Finding Our Real Calling in Engineering! – Marshmallow Challenge: The participants will use team building and communication skills to achieve the common goal of the team.

#9 – Open W-I-D-E! What are some preventive ways to avoid cavities and periodontal (gum) disease?

#10 – Evolution of Music and Technology! This workshop will feature a tour of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi’s Mono to Surround exhibit plus a hands-on activity to give students the opportunity to further discover how technology manipulates the way we listen to and play music.

#11 – TechGeek 2.0! Who would have thought there was an app for that!!!!  Learn more about technology in this fast-paced technology workshop.

#12 – Creating Interactive Websites! Want to show your family just how “awesome” you are??? Let’s build a website!!!

#13 – Move to the Sound of the Beat! Get your “move” on with dancing, jumping rope, and walking as you learn how to assess your own heart “beat” and the benefits of exercise!!

#14 – EVERY PENNY ACCOUNTS! Learn how to CRUNCH NUMBERS like a pro and one day you will have the accounting skills to run a successful business!